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Quasi-lobbyist runs as earmarker
in Kansas GOP primary

Washington Examiner, by Timothy P. Carney

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Posted By:mikkins2, 7/6/2014 6:34:22 PM

Former Rep. Todd Tiahrt is a man on a mission — to reclaim the Republican Party for earmarkers. Tiahrt represented Kansas´ 4th district for 16 years, and for 14 of those years he sat on the House Appropriations Committee. From that perch, Tiahrt was a prolific porker, dealing out earmarks as if they were playing cards. In 2010, when Sen. Sam Brownback stepped down to run for Governor, Tiahrt ran for the open Senate seat but lost the GOP primary to his House colleague Jerry Moran. Lawyer and businessman Mike Pompeo took Tiahrt's place. Now, Tiahrt wants his seat back and is challenging Pompeo in the 2014

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Tiahrt making sure that the money will keep flowing so he can rake in the cash. He must love EPA regulations.

No shame in this mans game.

Remember Mississippi!

Got earmarks?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/6/2014 7:44:24 PM     (No. 9913227)

The pubbies run lobbyists and carpetbaggers as candidates and expect long time middle class donors to support them? Bwahahahha

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